Holton and Jackson County are close - really close - to our state capital and one of the truly great cities in America, Kansas City. Click on our area map to take a closer look.
From Native Americans to the brick streets and stately homes of Holton, rich history awaits you in Jackson County. Experience small town hospitality as you make a little history of your own in Holton and our surrounding communities.
Shopping & dining
Charming, one-of-a-kind shops and eclectic eateries await you on Holton’s town square. Surrounding the 1920s courthouse with bandstand, the square is alive with attractive storefronts and shops tucked inside historic buildings. Holton and nearby communities offer numerous activities throughout the year, bringing in music, artisans, food and fanfare.
There’s fun for everyone in the family! In Holton, tour the Jackson County Museum, the Roebke Memorial Home and a doll museum. Visit a nearby popcorn far, a local brewery, and Holton's charming downtown. Jackson County offers preserve and walk-in hunting areas. Hike, swim, boat, fish and camp at nearby Banner Creek Reservoir and Prairie Lake. And don't miss the Banner Creek Science Center. Enjoy live entertainment and gaming at area casinos or golf at the local courses.
From the laid back rural culture to unique lodging, the people of Jackson County have big hearts waiting to welcome you.